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MSNBC
Dec 5, 2012 12:00am PST
. >> the president responds to john boehner, but democratic leader nancy pelosi has a plan to get around the speaker. tonight, leader pelosi joins me for an exclusive interview. >>> senator john kerry like you have never seen him before. the statesman from massachusetts scolds the radical right after senate republicans block a u.n. treaty on rights for the disabled because they are concerned about home schooling. you don't want to miss this tape. >>> plus my interview with ohio senator sherrod brown on what looks like a massive win for progressives and elizabeth warren. >>> then senator debbi stabenow of michigan on the latest in the fight to end republican obstruction. and the people creating petitions on the white house website are getting more and more creative. we'll tell you what the new petition to build a death star. >>> good to have you with us. thanks for watching. democrats are determined to extend the middle class tax cuts before the end of the year. that's the bottom line. party leaders and members are all on the same page. president obama rejected the latest proposal
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2012 12:00am PST
are you not bringing this to the floor? >> an urgent message from nancy pelosi. but it's casual friday for speaker boehner. >> this isn't a progress report bauds there's no progress to report. >> today's news, speaker boehner and president obama will be the only two at the table to make a deal. i'll ask emanuel cleaver if boehner can get it done. >>> 33 months of private sector job growth. now is the time to start spending on jobs. david cay johnston is here. >>> the filibuster is more than an embarrassing blunder. bernie sanders explains why. >>> the right to work in michigan has ignited a fire storm with workers. we'll have the latest on rick snider's race to the bottom. >>> and breaking news from the supreme court. there will be a decision on the constitutionality of same-sex marriage. law professor jonathan terly has all the details. >> thanks for watching. john boehner isn't having a lot of fun this holiday season. president obama continues his pressure campaign to pass the tax cuts. the president is also taking time to be fesive. john boehner doesn't sound so merry. >> no
SFGTV2
Dec 12, 2012 9:30pm PST
capitol by democratic leader nancy pelosi, represented by her daughter christine pelosi. this flag has been presented to the family. in celebration of ambassador stevens life and in honor of his tremendous legacy. as i mentioned, we entered into the congressional record our testimony honoring the life of ambassador john christopher stevens. in the interest of time i won't read the entire congressional record but only an excerpt. it said mr. speaker, i rise with my colleagues to honor, celebrate and remember ambassador john christopher chris stevens. a son of northern california and the bay area, ambassador stevens tragically lost his life in the greatest service to his country. selflessly and courageously representing american values in a foreign nation he knew intimately and cared for deeply. in his diplomatic capacity, ambassador stevens brought a profound and prolific knowledge of arab world and middle east to his assignment. his exemplary gift for making personal connections was invaluable as his role as specific representative and ambassador to one of the most complex and challeng
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2012 5:00pm PST
issue that we all agree on. >> democratic leader nancy pelosi announced a plan for the discharge petition last week. the petition keeps the focus on extending tax cuts for 98% of americans. i spoke to leader pelosi late this afternoon about the strategy and the latest developments in the debt standoff. >> thank you for joining us tonight. >> my pleasure. >> the discharge petition, what are your expectations? >> well, my expectations have already been exceeded because we have over 150 members, house democrats who have signed it and we were only in session a few hours today. >> will you get to 18? >> that would require some republicans to sign up. what we will get is the attention of the country on the fact that we can bring this vote up. we can do it by practically unanimous consent. everybody agrees in the country and in the congress that we should have a middle income tax cut. what is holding it up is the republicans holding it hostage for tax cuts for the wealthy. but left to it on its own, we think it would get a unanimous vote in the congress. >> the boehner proposal on its m
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2012 8:00pm PST
united states. boehner wanted senate democrats and nancy pelosi out of the discussions. democratic senator dick durbin told the times this is now the speaker and the president working this through. democratic leaders say they are satisfied with the briefings that they continue to receive. nancy pelosi seems perfectly happy putting pressure on the republicans. >> why are we not here to pass the middle income tax cut? why are we not here to even debate the middle income tax cut? could it be because the republicans are holding the middle next tax cuts, as they have all along, hostage to tax cuts for the wealthy? >> the public relations effort continued today. vice president joe biden had lunch with middle class americans who will see their taxes go up if republicans refuse to extend 98% of the tax cuts before the end of the year. >> folks, this is not hard. this ain't rocket science. it would take 15 minutes from the time the decision is made by the speaker of the house to pass and make permanent the middle class tax cut. the president would probably have me sprint up to the hill to b
FOX Business
Dec 12, 2012 9:00pm EST
programs, as you know senate democrats have said it taken off the table. nancy pelosi is pushing back on that, i don't know how he keep ducking as a nation ways to save those programs, we're taking the position to tackle the tough issues and now. tracy: have you seen latest proposal that john boehner gave to the white house yesterday? >> i have not, but i know general outlines, and i do not see movement on real spending cut. certainly not the entitlement reforms we're all hoping for. tracy: what happens then, we go over the cliff. everyone goes in a panic mode. in 't a lot of -- understand that a lot of things will be retro active to january 1st but particular reek havoc on the economy. >> the economy is flying low and slow, turbulence from the congress and the president does not make sense, seems we should come together now, well before the holidays, reself the issue, and i think that a clean credible bridge into next year, that extends tax rates, and sets a firm deadline for fundamental reform, and entitlement reform and addresses some automatic spending cuts, seems that is a reason
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2012 8:00pm EST
government. we are reaching a dangerous, dangerous to pinpoint this country, and we have nancy pelosi, the minority leader saying that you cannot cut your way to deficit reduction. mind-boggling. >> it is mind-boggling. after the second world war we cut our government spending by 60 p percent. the economy boomed. we cut ourselves all the way into a bigsurplus. israel was in a catastrophic crisis in the mid 80s. it cut its way drastically to a surplus. lou: this country has a long history. >> and new zealand. lou: this country, we can b parochiaallotted for a moment, we can learn from our own experience. it is pretty clear that when we talk about, as this administration has, returning to a clintonnera tax rates, it would be a wonderful boon if we wereo be able to also return to the balanced budgets of the clinton years, if we could return to the trillion dollar peace dividend that the bush yearleft on th doorstep of the clinton years. but none of that is ever examined. also, we also are the beneficiaries of a massive technology bubble and the markets. >> plants and reduced the capital gains
FOX Business
Dec 12, 2012 6:00pm EST
birthday. the willis report coming up ne next. tracy: nancy pelosi said that republicans are fiddling while the republic burns, is she starting the fires, and a day after stunning defeat in michigan, big labor said it is not over, welcome to the willis report. tracy: i'm tracy byrnes in for gerri willis, less than 3 weeks before u.s. falls off the fiscal cliff, speaker john bain ser slamming the brakes on any hopes a deal is coming soon, making it clear both sides have differences. second in command, eric cantor warning members not to make any plan for holidays, and kevin brady of texas, vice chairman of joint economic committee, thank you, are we still that far apart? >> you know we are. i started optimistic to get this done before the holidays, but, i don't feel that way, it seems to me the decision has been made, perhaps by white house to take us off this fiscal cliff. i think this is irresponsible to do it we're ready to work out a reasonable sound solution but i do not see that coming from the other side right now. tracy: is it because there is so much going on behind scenes. the
SFGTV2
Dec 11, 2012 4:00am PST
wait our magical 60 to 90 days and lees give a warm welcome leader nancy pelosi. [applause] >> who is also keeping track on the giants. >> you know mr. mayor i always listen attentively to every world you say but i know you want me to say it's the bottom of the ninth and one out and in a matter of minutes we have another cause for celebration and you said jam san francisco didn't happen last week. we may have another potential for this weekend as well. thank you mr. mayor for your kind words. thank you everyone for the role you played in making this important day possible. i am here with my son paul and he can attest to the fact we are part of the 30 stockton crowd. we used to take it downtown and we would say "here comes the bus. there goes the bus". because it was always crowded mr. secretary. it would always be crowded and today is one things that contributes to the mobility of families, bringing people to work to play and improve their quality of life. secretary lahood has been one of the truest friends to san francisco. he has been a leader that has -- [applause] -- he has helped
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2012 2:30am EST
the coer with a bag of cash. its idiotic and nancy pelosi, she is a -- econist. that is it a guy who drives the car by looking in the rear view mirror and goe around and seriouslyhe's more interested in "saving the economy" than doing something correct or doing it right. by the way, recently and i saw th on another network, forgive me, they were talking about unemployment and they were saying that the idea of employment insurance stretching out to 99 weeks where they would start a guy in the midwest in manufacturing and start somebody on a job . they would tra him agr to train him if he was not skilled . that tells you about the federal training programs . get him a job. no, we rather collect the unemployment. >> one of my fave identity economist is it christian dorsey . this is it a perfect question for you i got to say. every dollar that they take in they will spend and there is it an economic benefit and i believe you agree with that as well. >> it is not that controversial. who sonot drawing in economy and they get one that will help the economy and support jobs. but let's make t
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2012 3:00pm PST
. >> let me ask you this, margie. nancy pelosi argued that the democrats must stand strong against raising the medicare eligibility age. will democrats hold the line on this? >> i don't think there's any question. we cannot raise the age of medicare. this would be a marriage major cut in benefits. it would hurt people from 65 to 67 because the truth of the matter is, many people in the united states are not living longer. those are people, poor women are actually living shorter. people who make less money are living -- i have not seen their longevity grow. we cannot do that. that is a cut in benefits that we don't want and the american people are adamantly against it, overwhelmingly against it. >> is that a deal breaker, then, for democrats if the ageç eligibility is on the table? >> i think if the age of eligibility is on the table -- and i doubt very much that it will be. i believe that the president is not going to support that. and i believe that the democrats are not going to support changing the age of eligibility. it is nothing more than a dangerous cut in benefits and tha
FOX Business
Dec 11, 2012 8:00pm EST
: nancy pelosi said today, that what is speaker boehner whining about, pair praising here. -- paraphrasing here. he says, well, that is a separate deal from this deal, do you agree that trillion in cuts she alluded to is part of last time you were on brink should be counted again. >> absolutely not that is is like double counting, this administration is trying to do a lot of double counting. it does not work that way, that is bad accounting. neil: it is not that to me. >> i do not want to double count anything. neil: thank you senator very much, if senator is right, you heard it, that time is wasting, this is not an end of the year dial, maybe an end of the week deal at the latest. to get something together there is a process. getting iting it out to a vote. so, just looking at calendar it is tough, and marco rubio said, what they are talking about comes to passin. it is going to woul wallop the e class, he would not be keen on it. >> the read from billionaires saying, you know we're not paying enough in taxes, even when we're dead. the push to bring the estate tax hire ba
Univision
Dec 10, 2012 6:30am EST
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SFGTV2
Dec 8, 2012 10:30pm PST
misconnie, and willy mays. [cheers and applause] we also want to acknowledge congresswoman nancy pelosi along with her husband. thank you so much for being here. we know how busy you with the election just a few days away so a round of applause for all of our vip and special guests. and now at this time we would also like to thank the city and county of san francisco and our community partners. we must acknowledge them. can't do it without them. bank of america, dignity health, miller coors, diamond foods, virgin america, pg&e, and sales force to help to make this civic celebration possible. we thank you. and of course we must recognize the giants broadcast partner sports bay area that brings sports to our giants fans all season long and made it possible for this to be watched all over northern california. all right. are you ready now? we can really get it started. [cheers and applause] . i said are you ready? [cheers and applause] it is my pleasure now to introduce two members of the best broadcast team in baseball. please welcome dave fleming and john miller. >> now, all along the parade ro
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2012 7:00am PST
empidiment to growth in the country. >> it seemed like nancy pelosi was in favor of some two-part solution. let me play what she said last night. >> we've talked about a two-step, a downpayment on cuts, on investments and on revenue this year and then in the next year take the time to go over what we would do with real revenue reform. you can't do it in a matter of weeks right now. >> i mean you hear a lot of that, there's only so much you can do. chris, you don't want to rush into making complicated decisions that should take more time, isn't that what americans are frustrated with congress they always seem to punt. >> what nancy pelosi was talking about wasn't exactly the tax cuts now, fiscal cliff later. both sides have said this has to be a two-step process, there has to be some kind of commitment in downpayment on taxes and entitlement cuts and sets up a framework for broader and comprehensive tax and entitlement reform next year because it is such a big, huge change to how we tax and how we would provide medicare and medicaid and social security, you can't do it all in four
Univision
Dec 10, 2012 6:00am EST
tema de los impuestos. mientras que la lider democrata nancy pelosi acuso a los republicanos de no aprobar propuestas de empleos de la casa blanca. desde washington, fernando pizarro. univision. .. las cortes en maryland comenzaron a emitir licencias de matrimonio a parejas del mismo sexo.. la ley entra en vigencia el primero de enero... lilian mass nos dice cuales son los requisitos...7 dn el estado de maryland empezaron a extender las licencias para aquellas personas del mismo sexo que quieran contraer matrimonio civil en este estado " el gobernador ha firmado una ley que permite que las personas del mismo sexo contraigan matrimonio a partir del primero de enero del 2013 la gente ya puede venir y aplicar para las licencias .." maria, quien asiste a los aplicantes asegura que aunque no han sido muchos, aquellos que se han presentado han expresado su felicidad .. " estÁn viniendo y estan muy contentos y contentas por los cambios que se estÁn haciendo y porque por fin va a realizar un sueÑo casarse .. un 52 % de lo votantes decidieran que la comunidad lgbt debe gozar de los mismo
FOX
Dec 5, 2012 6:00am PST
be hearing from democrats shortly. minority leader nancy pelosi is holding a news conference. we'll have that for you during our next update. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a los angeles area fire house is under fire for letting an exdeny letting an exercise company shoot a racy video inside its station. the video by hoopnautic.com shows a scantily dressed woman dancing around. the station was also in trouble last year for allowing some fire trucks to be used in a porn movie. >> san francisco police are using a new tool to help solve crime. the public can help use it to send in tips. coming up what police plan to do each week to close some unsolved cases. >>> 6:17. we have wet roads this morning. tara you are watching everything incolluding 101 in san francisco. >> we do have a lot to talk about at hospital curve. it's just kind of hard to see and a lot of lane changes. if we take a look at our maps we can show you some of thics accidents here. first one is on 280 northbound. and then we do have some flooding here 101 northbound. this is t
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 8:00am PST
couple of minutes. he and the president are barely speaking. on the left, minority lead nancy pelosi who took speaker boehner to school yesterday, telling him to figure it out. moments ago, she called on the house gop to stay on the hill and keep working. >> here we are, 18 days from a possible fiscal cliff, hopefully not. 12 days until christmas. and here we are, once again, having a two-day work week, in the congress of the united states. you have to ask the question, why are we going home instead of working very hard to forge an agreement to avoid that fiscal cliff? >> and on the right, republicans who accused the president of wanting to take the plunge in order to achieve his objective number one. >> he'll probably eventually get his tax increases one way or another. he's going to get his wish. i believe we'll be raising taxes not just on the top earner. everyone is going to pay taxes next year in this country and i think that's what the president wants. >> and the center in the balance. the american economy, fed chair ben bernanke warning that the stalemate over the cliff is already
FOX News
Dec 11, 2012 1:00pm PST
hurdles to cross. >>neil: nancy pelosi was criticizing speaker boehner, and speaker boehner and the president for not putting up numbers. they are back to sniping the that is not good. >>guest: there are open lines of communication, and there are conversations going on. >>neil: you mean they just don't hang up on each other? >>guest: it is better than that. there is a huge difference between talking and coming closer to an agreement. >>neil: were you noon those that said don't touch entitlements? >>guest: i don't know what you are referring to. >>neil: this remain eight democratic congressmen and senators, obviously you were not, i apologize, they said don't touch entitlements. this is not the time to do that. >>guest: the issue with entitlements. medicare, first, the sure is not whether we should. >> chief savings in medicare, the debate is over how we do it. >>neil: you do not think it should be part of this process? >>guest: we can find saving. but not by passing the costs and risks on to the backs of seniors, by looking for better ways to do it. you look at the president's budge
FOX News
Dec 13, 2012 1:00pm PST
comes, how do they get the votes. nancy pelosi said today look, we want to be careful. we respect the speaker's leadership but the speaker may need our votes to go forward. it's widely thought that there's going to be pretty good attrition on both sides of the aisle in the house and senate as to how many votes they would lose, historically speaker boehner has lost 25 to over 100 votes on key votes on his side of the aisle. so this is definitely going to take a bipartisan compromise. henry clay, the legendary house speaker, said compromise is negotiatinged hurt and both sides have to be hurt to get a deal. >> neil: we'll watch closely. that meeting less than an hour away. congresswoman, what do you make of these developments? >> well, i'm happy to hear that the speaker and the president will be speaking with each other again. it's difficult. it is very difficult because there are some very different thoughts. it is clear that some of us are concerned about the people, the working people, and some are not as concerned about the working people so that's where the line is drawn i wouldn't
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 6:00am EST
. >> thank you very much. >> next, speaker john boehner and nancy pelosi on the fiscal cliff negotiations. and live as 7:00 a.m., your calls and comments on "washington journal." >> i think reuters institute is something that is important within the culture. we are a culture of words, voices. words are key to our imagination, our capacity to envision things. we are not completely tied to print on the page in the sense of writing. i think there is no other art forms so readily accessible, other than perhaps film, which we work with, too. it is something -- there is something in literature that catches the human spirit. >> joined book tv, american history tv, and c-span's local content vehicle as we look at the literary life of new york's capital city, albany. sunday at 5:00 p.m. on american history tv on c-span 3. >> house speaker john boehner told reporters the white house has wasted another week in negotiations of the fiscal cliff. this is about five minutes. >> good morning. this is not a progress report. there is no progress to report. when it comes to the fiscal cliff that is threaten
FOX News
Dec 7, 2012 3:00pm PST
speakership of the house in two years. >> nancy pelosi. >> republicans lost the house majority in 2006 when they promised to cut spending and then increase it. bret bozell of for america inc. says the republicans face the same fate if after promising all year to hold the line or cut taxes they raise more. >> it's not a threat. it's a reality. if you bucked -- the republicans lost the house when they walked away from fiscal responsibility. they regained it when they recommitted themselves to the fiscal responsibility. if they abandon it yet again, it's a guarantee that the conservatives aren't going along with this. >> g.o.p. leaders reacted it will to the backlash. boehner raised $100 million for the house republican candidates this year. his proposal to increase tax revenues on the four rebel conservatives is backed by the house majority leader eric cantor with kevin mccarthy and budget committee chairman paul ryan. now they're under fire, too. >> in a perverse way, the purging was good. because it provided clairryty with what we thought was true that the leadership didn't hold t
FOX Business
Dec 12, 2012 10:00pm EST
deal to avoid the cliff, minority leader nancy pelosi ripping republican leadership from house floor in what can be described as a bizarre rant that ended with a compliment of the speaker. >> it really getting boring. it is smacks a little bit of nero, figure it out, we did. figure it out. then, go forward and continue to debate the issue. i believe he is a important of good intention, maybe that gets me into trouble my saying that. lou: to surprise of many in washington boehner appears to have support of more voters than anyone thought previsly, a new fox poll shows 3 a 3 to 1 margin, voters believe by enacting mostly spending cuts is the best way to deal with the problem. president obama continue its push his ultimatum on higher taxes for wealthy, and republican leaders responding by warning their members to be prepared for christmas in washington because of the stalemate. and joining us now, congressman devon nunez, a member of house aways and means committee. speaker saying they are separated by serious gaps here, what are your thoughts? >> i came on this show two weeks ago, i to
CNN
Dec 9, 2012 9:00am EST
earners? does he have those votes that he can put together with whatever nancy pelosi can stir up and pass it? >> i'm not sure there is support for the rate hikes. there is support for revenue, by cleaning up the code. >> can you tell me what the difference is? isn't $800 billion in collected revenue still a tax hike? >> there are so many things, and this has been part of the debate for years. looking at cleaning up the code. and candy, getting in there, and there are so many ways you can do it. maybe you want to cap total deductions, maybe you want to look at some of these tax credits and clean this code up. dave camp put an incredibility amount of time into this. he and kevin brady have worked on this. it is the time -- this is the opportunity to clean that code up. >> if we don't act before the end of the year, taxes go up for everybody, not for 2%, and it's a lot more than $800 billion. and in this case -- >> on the wealthy, they would run out. >> yes, some people think if we dig in and hold strong we can stop it, that's not the case. you have to do something, and doing something
CNN
Dec 9, 2012 6:00am PST
the right and the left. the speaker lost his right, nancy pelosi lost her left, and they come together here. that's doable, yes? >> i think so. i think there has to be a lot of people, republicans, that wish they would have taken the deal seeing how the election came out that taking the deal in the summer of 2011 where president obama reluctantly indicated that he would be for changing the cost of living formula for social security, raising the retirement age very slowly for medicare, and because those things are going to be harder to get now for democrats, because the left has mobilized, liberal groups are very active. but i think the democrats recognize the entitlement spending has to be curved. >> they don't want to change it structurally. they don't want to block medicare, or voucherize medicare, or privatize social security. so if you those things, you v to make the armath work. >> let me tell you where the republicans are in their thinking. i think republicans are saying the president will probably get his way on his tax increases on the rich. let's say he gets that, that raises
SFGTV
Dec 7, 2012 6:30am PST
. thank you to the incredible leadership, senator feinstein, nancy pelosi and mayor lee and the board of supervisors to chairman nol an from the sfmta. i am on pins and needles. do we have anything else to report? it's still at the same point we think they're in commercials. i am reminded from the song from "top gun" "take my breath away" and $942 million takes my breath away and i think to mayor lee for that amount i think we should get a leather flight jacket to thank mr. lahood for the great gift to our great city. the new money that is going to be used here is going to create 1,000 new jobs before the end of the year with many more jobs to come after that. that is something to applaud. thank you again secretary lahood for that. this is one point 7 miles very similar to the length of the golden gate bridge when 75 years ago that was going to be built and little did we know what that bridge would bring to the economy of san francisco and marin and as we look ahead for 75 years it's interesting what this does for this region. you know the bay area has become the blue angels of scienc
WHUT
Dec 6, 2012 9:00am EST
, another first. in 2007 nancy pelosi became the first female speaker of the house of representatives. it was a leadership position she earned in a hard-bought battle. in the summer of 2010 just before the democrats lost control of the house, pelosi took "to the contrary" mind the scenes for a look at her life and work. "to the contrary" spent a typically packed day with pelosi. the day began by calling the house in to session. >> house will be in order. >> followed by legislative votes and meetings. also on her agenda, pictures with interns in the hall. >> very good, thank you. [ applause ] more pictures. and book signing on the speaker's balcony. >> so proud of you -- >> grateful for your enthusiasm for being here. >> pelosi is no straik tore politics, washington d.c. or the new deal. her father was a new deal democrat, born nancy patricia delasandro she grew up in baltimore, maryland. only girl and youngest of six children. her father, thomas delasndro, ju baltimore for 12 years. after spending five terms in congress. >> you write in your book about being a little girl and coming here
SFGTV2
Dec 9, 2012 11:30pm PST
, secretary of state hillary rodham clinton, democratic leader nancy pelosi and expensive network of people in saluting ambassador chris stevens who will be remembered for his strong sense of dignity, his humility and his generous service to others. he will be truly missed by all who loved him and by all he served throughout the magnitude of his life's work. thank you for this honor. [applause] >>> members of christopher stevens family, ladies and gentlemen, let me first thank chris stevens' brothers and sisters for their warm and delightful insights into what he was really like. thank you so much. that was fantastic what you did for us. christopher stevens was obviously an extraordinary human being and contributor. every year at stanford we have a group of what we call national security fellows come. they were roughly army, navy, air force, state department. a couple weeks ago we had a meeting and the first person i called on was an army colonel. i said where were you last? he said in libya. i said did you know christopher stevens? he said everybody knew christopher stevens. he was
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2012 7:00am PST
amount of money political money that's been put against a person like nancy pelosi. now, nancy pelosi, you can say a lot of things but at the end of the day, nancy pelosi is an italian-american grandmother. she carries the values of exactly that. so when you saw -- okay, it wasn't perfect but when you saw obama care actually breakthrough and make it, it was because the burden was on nancy to pull it through. >> that's part of what makes me nervous, that nancy pelosi is not at the table. >> hello. that's why over and over and over, they have demonized her and over and over and over they have wanted to eliminate her. some even on the democratic side. why? because she is actually the values person in the room saying -- >> we are going to break now. as soon as we come back, i'm going to talk on another value that's getting demonized about the rights of workers to organize. my letter is next. this week, to the governor of michigan. why is the birth place of modern labor movements trying to kill unions when we come back. [ man thinking ] oh, this gas. those antacids aren't working. oh no, not th
PBS
Dec 8, 2012 12:30pm PST
of deal, and works with nancy pelosi and works with the white house, that he could lose his speakership over. it but he has been moving in this last week, he has been removing recall trants from committee assignments. he has been exercising the powers that he should as a leader. >> president obama is not just sitting there. he has come forward asking to raise the debt ceiling. are you following that? >> yes. >> what do you think of that, and what do you think the congress thinks of that? >> well, it has to be raised. >> that's the power of the purse. >> the power of the purse is the power to spend. congress has already authorized and appropriated all of this money. now, it wants to come back in and prevent the government from paying the debts accrued by congress itself. so there is something absurd in congress coming in behind, and saying all of am money that we appropriated, we -- this money that we appropriated, we don't want to pay for it. we want to default on the national debt. >> if he has the power to raise the debt ceiling, the defacto power to do that, is that causi
CBS
Dec 8, 2012 11:00pm PST
democratic counterpart nancy pelosi blamed boehner for the stalemate. >> what they offered in return was an empty letter, lacking in specifics. >> reporter: such is the state of negotiations, 23 days before the deadline, when federal income tax will revert to higher levels, and long-term unemployment benefits will dry up for over two million americans who have been out of work for six months or more. on friday, boehner did not rule out a compromise on a tax hike for top earners, somewhere between today's 35% rate and the clinton era's 39.6%. >> there are a lot of things that are possible. to put the revenue this the president seeks on the table. >> reporter: even if the two sides are making progress behind the scenes, no one expects them to admit it until the last minute. but the office of budget has asked for a list of possible cuts just in case there's no deal. >>> barely a month old, the bay area's newest outlet mall already has a new owner and a new name. simon property group announced it's buying the paragon outlet stores in livermore. the more than half a million square foot sh
SFGTV
Dec 11, 2012 11:30pm PST
from our congressional delegation. we have staff members from senator feinstein's office, nancy pelosi's office, and others. thank you for joining us today. [applause] throughout our history, safety and security has always been our priority. safety and security of our passengers, and safety of our employees. we are building on that commitment by commissioning what is the first fire rescue boat house facility on the west coast of the united states. more simply -- [airplane noise] we are at an airport. this is the first marine emergency response facility on the west coast. more simply, we can call it the first fireboat house at an airport. it is a core value for the airport team that we have worked together to provide an exceptional airport, that we are innovating, and that we work in partnership. this is a partnership between the fire department and the airport. great project work by airport staff and the division of design and construction, who designed this building. the engineering staff support to the work. the architectural team and the design and construction staff -- i wou
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Dec 7, 2012 4:30am PST
locked out of the battle over the fiscal cliff. why california representative nancy pelosi and other leaders are not being allowed inside the negotiations. >>> oakland raiders fan fights for his life after falling from the third deck during last nights game. what the police are saying this morning. w
SFGTV2
Dec 11, 2012 6:30am PST
afternoon. thank you to nancy pelosi and for you panelists for providing this informative seminars. for our young company, we are a distribution company. i just heard you mention that you do not loan for the sale of alcohol. is that separate from distribution of wine? >> s.p.a. -- sba makes loans to winery's, stores that sell wine. i am not exactly sure what role you play in distribution. the federal government ought -- got out of prohibiting alcohol and long time ago. we are not in the business of regulating all bohol, beverage distribution or sale. we make loans to businesses who sell alcoholic beverages, restaurants, stores. so is not an sp a prohibition. it is regulated on a local level. we have made loans to a lot of businesses that have some degree of an alcoholic beverages, one distribution. >> terrific. following up to that, can you give any advice on particular resources that would speak perhaps to any tax benefits, subsidies in place for both domestic distribution of wine, as well as exports? >> why don't we take it off line. i think what is the case, there is a lot of complex
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Dec 13, 2012 12:00pm PST
. >> meanwhile house minority leader nancy pelosi says republicans need to get real on a solution and says she would like to see medicare and social security kept out of the discussions. >> the back and forth is only useful if it eliminates possibilities. as i have said don't even think about raising the medicare age, we are not throwing americas seniors over the cliff to give a tax cut to the wealthiest people in mish. >> it is likely they will have to work through the holidays to reach a compromise. despite a dip in unemployment and increased spending with consumers, economists say it is the figure fiscal cliff causing that and could bring them into that. when asked about it today the president said, it is still a work in progress, live in the newsroom, brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you brian. >>> by area home prices rose last month. newly released numbers show home prices were up more than 20% from last year according to the research firm data quick, the price was $438,000 in the 9 county bay region, sales rose to a six year high, up 16% from last year. >>> hayward police are
CSPAN
Dec 12, 2012 7:00am EST
. but on the issue of beneficiaries, our leader nancy pelosi was very clear. it's a question of math. you simply don't get the revenue or kind of savings. logically, i think what americans think about this, who is at fault for the rise? is it the beneficiary? going after the person receives the benefits, and that's the way to balance the budget? if we are at 17% of gross domestic product for health care and our closest competitor is at 10% and as universal health care, if you think we have full room to drop the costs? you think there are a lot of inefficiencies in the system? when you look at medical devices and pharma and doctors and insurance, yes, there's room. as we lead up to the exchange that will be put in place in 2014, that's where we should be working. here's the compromise. the exchange opens in 2014. this is a republican designed concept where you allow the free market and competition to take place. and a lot of good benefits, many of which are in effect already, including dealing with pre- existing conditions, capping costs so no one has to lose their house over health c
CNN
Dec 4, 2012 11:00pm PST
debt ceiling. >> so let me ask you though, today nancy pelosi filed a petition to try to force a house vote later this month on extending the bush tax cuts for families that make under $250,000 a year. as you just said, you stand by your support of that position. but you've said you wouldn't support the petition by nancy pelosi. >> well, i'd like to ask leader pelosi how many discharged petitions she supported when she was speaker. i mean, the reality -- that's a little game. it's not going to be helpful. it's not going to get anything done. and no, i would never sign a discharge petition against my own speaker or my own conference. the way you do things is to negotiate. and frankly, the negotiation is going to largely involve the president of the united states and the speaker of the house of representatives. with all due respect to the other players, they're honestly less central to this. and if they can come to a deal, then i think we can avoid the fiscal cliff. >> and do you think that -- somebody put this idea out here. and this idea is really vile. i'll use the right word. i
MSNBC
Dec 12, 2012 1:00pm PST
spoken and the public has been very clear on that. >> and today former speaker nancy pelosi schooled speaker boehner on what it means to make difficult decisions as a leader. take a listen to this. >> i had to do it as speaker. do you know what it was like for me to bring a bill to floor to fund the war in iraq? so it's tough. but you have to do it. so is the point that you don't want to put your members on the spot, figure it out. we did. figure it out. >> there's nancy pelosi appealing to boehner figure it out twice. how high is the level towards the speaker? >> it's very high. i think leader pelosi is absolutely right. at some point the leader is placed in that position to bring members together to do the right thing. leader pelosi when she was speaker she did an excellent job of it to bring us together to make those right decisions. and some of those decisions are hard. your entire caucus is not going to agree with you all the time, but that's the role of a leader, martin. that's what leaders do. that's why they're selected to do what they do. and so i'm hoping that he will take
CNBC
Dec 13, 2012 3:00pm EST
see. i think most of the policy that harry reid, nancy pelosi and barack obama are trying to promote are actually geared towards the 2014 elections. >> right. >> so that pelosi can be speaker again, and it's -- it's going to hurt the middle class. it's going to hurt poor people and senior citizens on limited incomes. >> congressman, just hearing that the graphic up that the president and speaker will be meeting again today at the white house to discuss the fiscal cliff so maybe there's a little ray of hope there. >> i hope so. the president has been nowhere to be found. he's been missing in action on this and has not offered any kind of real solutions to this problem. >> all right. maybe it will happen today. >> we'll watch the next meeting. thanks for being here on the program. thank you very much. >> congressman paul brown. coming up we'll hear from a lawmaker on the other side of the aisle who says raising the eligibility age is a non-starter in any deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. jan chakowski is here. i don't understand that either. taking the age from 65 to 67 gets you $1 billi
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2012 1:00pm PST
to take up the case of mr. scrooge and the top 2%. as nancy pelosi asked, why, oh, why is congress on another recess when they could be extending tax breaks for the middle class just in time for christmas? >> this is a moment of truth, the clock is ticking, christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat, why are you not bringing this to the floor? is this a forever, forever protection of the wealthiest people in our country at the expense of the middle class? >> yes, that just about sums it all up. did we mention bain's congress has been in session all of one day this week, back on tuesday. six-day weekend. nice work if you can get it. if you listen closely to boehner and pelosi, you can perhaps hear the beginning notes of a harmonious christmas carol starting to take shape. >> it's not about the rate. it's about the money. >> there are a lot of things that are possible to put the revenue that the president seeks on the table. >> i know. it doesn't sound like much, but, remember, this is congress. and listen to the president as he lit the national christmas tree last night. there is
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2012 8:00am PST
progress to talk about. we don't know if nancy pelosi will be speaking later on today at noon. we know president obama will be speaking. does this misstep that we were just talking about, does it hurt? is this just mcconnell really just trying to get his say into this process? >> you know, richard, i don't think so. i actually think senator mcconnell's proposal was a pretty good one regardless of who is president. president obama or then governor romney. the notion that this country every 12, 14 month is going to have this hostage taking by congress over a debt ceiling is not a way to run, you know, the largest enterprise in the world, the united states government. there's nothing in the constitution that talks about a debt ceiling. this has become kind of in the past a pro forma process that has now turned into a financial armageddon each time it comes about and i do think granting the president these additional rights and then allowing congress with a two-thirds vote to say, hold on here, that might be a more appropriate way regardless of who is the president is. but i don't think ye
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 7:00am PST
minority leader nancy pelosi speaking. let's take a listen. >> -- ceo of walmart for one, that the season is not as what was hoped for in terms of consumer confidence and consumer purchasing. coming down to the wire,s, you know, a matter of days. last week, we went out on wednesday morning. this week, we'll probably go out on thursday morning. having come in on tuesday. two, two-day work weeks in a row. this is just not right. how does this make sense when time is of the essence, while the clock is ticking. and again, we're coming down to the wire. just to be clear, democrats have said, we've already agreed, in the budget control act and in the other legislation passed by this congress to $1.6 trillion in spending cuts. we already have agreed in the affordable care act and in the president's budget to over $1 trillion in savings in medicare. to be plowed back to strengthen medicare and to increase benefits. but to strengthen it. and it just remains for republicans to agree to pass the middle income tax cut. which gives a tax cut, by the way, to 100% of the american people. for peop
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2012 11:00am PST
and nancy pelosi held duelling news conferences slamming the other side for not taking the looming crisis seriously. >> this isn't a progress report, because there's no progress to report. when it comes to the fiscal cliff that's threatening our economy and threatening jobs, the white house has wasted another week. >> we've had time. the president has given the republicans flexibility to come up with a credible, specific plan. what they offered in return was an empty letter lacking in specifics. >> meanwhile, vice president biden is having lunch with several middle class americans who would see their income taxes go up if the tax cuts are not extended. all of this comes as the first jobs report since the election exceeded expectations. the u.s. economy added some 146,000 jobs last month. that was enough it to drive the unemployment rate down to 7.7%. joining me to talk about all of it, florida congresswoman debbie wasserman schultz and she chairs the democratic national committee. good friday afternoon to you. >> thank you. >> john boehner said today that democrats' plan is to, quo
FOX
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am PST
obama. he has asked that senate leaders and house minority leader nancy pelosi be excluded from future talks and those say clearing the negotiating room clears the chances for success. f we have new unemployment numbers released just a few minutes ago. employers added 146,000 new jobs in november. the unemployment rate dropped to a four-year low of 7 .7%. coming up at 6:15 the factors that economists predicted would have a negative impact on the numbers but apparently did not. >>> time now 6:07. we are following this story. oakland church youth group traveling in florida they are out of money and their belongings because thieves broke into their van. a group of 24 teenagers and young adults were eating at a restaurant yesterday about an hour after arriving far weekend youth conference. someone broke into their van stole 12,000 cash. one member of the group says they were able to have some money mired so they -- wired so they did spend last night in a hotel. >>> survivors of the attack on pearl hear already be honored on coast guard island. today is the 71st anniversary of the tragedy t
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Dec 13, 2012 9:00am PST
, and we try to ask nancy pelosi about that today. she declined to answer questions about the debt limit, but if you see that fight play out in the early part of 2013, what does it mean, the obama administration, the priorities they would like to see, it looks like the debt limit right now is very much this political football same as it was in 2011. >> thank you. i want to quickly bring in the panel because what you are saying brings me to a point that's been kind of bothering me about this whole discussion. republicans keep saying that what the democrats -- what the president sht bringing to the table are enough cuts, but they never seem to want to specify what those are. daniel had a piece in the "wall street journal" where he was talking about he wanted the republicans to be -- if we could put up that full screen. he said "republicans lost the election, but does that mean republicans have to help barack obama dismantle their party by letting its most basic conservative principles disappear into the beltway smoke and mirrors? why is it not possible for boehner or anyone else in t
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Dec 8, 2012 3:00am PST
not like that idea as house minority leader nancy pelosi explained yesterday. >> first of all, show me the money. i don't even know why that is something that people think is going to produce money. what are we going to do with people between 65 and 67? show me the money there. but it's not even the right thing to do, first and foremost. but is it a trophy that the republicans want? is that the trophy they want in order to do what is right to raise the rates for the wealthiest people in our country? >> let me say for the record i think pelosi is right. i don't think raising medicare eligibility age is a good idea. i'm going to show you the money later on. i'll show you exactly how it works. but what she did not do is not rule it out. if republicans end up getting it, and remember, it is something the obama administration told john boehner they were willing to trade away back in the 2011 negotiations. if republicans end up getting it, that will feel like a big win for them. enough to unlock the tax deal. i'm not saying the final negotiation here will be easy. one thing that's a tough
CNBC
Dec 7, 2012 3:00pm EST
democratic house leader nancy pelosi went down to the white house today for a one-on-one meeting with president barack obama. we don't know what they said, and we're in the era now of parsing every single word they do say publicly. nancy pelosi was out before cameras, although it's hard to get a lot of indication of what's going on with had statement. take a listen. >> the only obstacle standing in the way of middle income tax relief are the republicans unwillingness to ask the top 2% to pay their fair share. >> and if you listened carefully to speaker john boehner, he did say that there was no progress to report, but he may have been hinting a little bit of where there's some room for a deal here if the president will just meet him maybe not even halfway. listen to the speaker. >> there are a lot of things that are possible to put the revenue the president seeks on the table, but none of it's going to be possible. the president insists on his position, insists on my way or the highway. that's not the way to get to an agreement. >> so where are we now? i think we're basically at a poi
CBS
Dec 8, 2012 6:00pm PST
-part, nancy pelosi, blamed boehner for the stalemate. >> what they offered in return nas an empty letter, lacking in the fics. 3 dreporter: such is the state of negotiations 23 days before nhe deadline, when federal era le tax rates will revert to higher, clinton-era levels, a 2% ayroll tax cut will expire, and long-term unemployment benefits of dry up for over two million americans who have been out of work for six months or more. on friday, boehner did not rule hikea compromise on a tax hike for top earners, somewhere between today's 35% rate and the clinton-era's 39.6%. >> there are a lot of things ssat are possible to put the revenue the president seeks on the table. >> reporter: even if the two sides are making more progress behind the scenes, no one mit its them to admit it until of last minute. ederoffice of management and budget has asked all federal agencies to come up with a detailed list of possible cuts if there's no deal, maurice. >> dubois: nancy, thank you. t how is all this affecting the economy? the one sign we did see yesterday showed improvement. roe unemploymen
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Dec 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
towards washington. >> and nancy pelosi predicted justice s would discard prop 8 in the dust bin of history. >> joining us now is abc 7 news legal analyst dean johnson. you've describe described this as a good day for california but not the best day. >> probably the best thing would have been if the court denied hearing prop 8. that would have meant would it have been the law within 35 days. >> how is this going to play out? when should we expect a decision? >> we don't know when cases will be argued. between february and april.uuÑ but each will have a slot. ma means we'll probably looking at a june, or july decision. >> that is soon, a fairly fast track you talked about justice kennedy being the swing vote in this. >> the case that decides both of these is lawrence versus texas that. was a case in which he was the swing vote. >> and you anticipate the same? >> the result will apply in both of the case autos thank you. >> moving on now, businesses getting ready to arm themselves with more high tech surveillance cameras after seeing how security cameras broke open a massive fencing
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Dec 8, 2012 9:00am PST
. nancy pelosi was here last night talking to the president, i'm told. we are working this issue very hard, alex, as you're probably aware, trying to figure out the state of play here. there isn't much movement here. there wasn't a lot of information to share. everyone in washington that's close to this es being very cagey. the president is actually out golfing right now. i'm told john boehner the speaker has stayed in town this weekend, somewhat unusual for him. but as far as we can see, no movement, alex. >> okay. mike, now don't go too far. you're coming back as one of our esteemed guests in today's big panel. about 1:45. you're going to get all the hard questions. it's all coming your way. we'll see you in a bit. thank you. >>> the fiscal cliff is not just a concern for americans as my next guest learned on a recent trade mission to china where he was pat of a conference organized by former u.s. treasury secretary hank paulsen. joining me now, philadelphia mayor michael nutter here in studio. good day to you. >> good seeing you, alex. >> tell me first of all what was the mission of thi
CBS
Dec 9, 2012 8:30am PST
on the list of things that leader macomedy has said he's got to have to have a deal. and even nancy pelosi has said, look, this is not about rates. it's about revenue. it's about getting the money we need in order to reduce these deficits. so you've got to have spending cuts and you've got to have some revenue to get this done. >> schieffer: let me ask senator simpson. the "new york times" crunched numbers for the tax inn creases for the wealthy and determined even if the rates go back up to the clinton-era rates it would only give us about a quarter of the needed revenue. so what other things can be done? what other taxes have to be raised or where do you get the money to get us to where we need to be? >> well, you go into the tax code, as i say, but it's going to take too much time to do that. but there is no possibility to do this, not a single economist who talked to us in our hearings, said we can't grow our way out of this thing if we had double-digit growth for 20 years. you can't cut spending your way out of this baby or you're going to are yo ruin a very fragile economy and
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Dec 11, 2012 8:00am PST
that's part of how we should go forward. jenna: that was house minority leader nancy pelosi late last month,g democrats in congress support ad trillion dollars in federal spending cuts. with so much of the fight over that looming fiscal cliff focusing on tax rates we want to look at that claim, that claim specific to spending to see how it stands up with the facts. doug mckelway is live in washington with more on this story. >> reporter: good morning, jenna. the republicans claim democrats are solely focused on raising tax rates not spending cuts. democrats counter what we heard from nancy pelosi. democrats agreed to over a trillion dollars in cuts as part of the budget control act in 2011. indeed hear is the document. letter from cbo to spiker boehner laying out $915 billion in cuts between 2012 and to 21. the brookings institution it is a fact, she says pelosi was right. listen up. >> there are two different conversation going on about these numbers. one is about the cuts that are already embedded in law which is evidently what nancy pelosi was talking about and they are absolutely
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Dec 7, 2012 9:00am PST
and aarp is already running ads knocking down the ideas and nancy pelosi has said the same thing. and why i wonder -- why is this on the table? this is paul ryan's idea. >> yeah two parts to this. the first part during the election we talked about the $760 billion worth of savings that we had from medicare and the republicans railed against them as cuts and now they are asking to cut medicare. they want to protect your medicare and try to take money out of it at the same time. the second part -- >> stephanie: go ahead. >> oh sorry. >> stephanie: please phlegmy mcphlegmyson go ahead. >> you push people out in to the private insurance market and their premiums are going to be high, and it will raise generally for everybody. so not will it cost shift on to seniors who may forgo medicare because they can't afford it but it ends up raising the price of the insurance market overall. >> stephanie: and it is one of those things politically that oh that seems reasonable, and a concession we could make. but once again, they lost. a leading medicare expert says this has surpricing ripple ef
CSPAN
Dec 13, 2012 7:00am EST
package where obama and nancy pelosi put tempting cash on the table, other people's money, and the setup which congress person would like to take some of this home and spent it? some republican appropriators were tempted to do a little shoplifting, but everyone of them decided not to. not only their own internal good behavior helped on that but the leadership from john boehner in explaining that if you want to go to the american people and change the direction from the tax and spend that obama was moving people into, you cannot have your finger prints on the murder weapon. you cannot engage in that sort of tax and spend policy and then go to the american people and say trust us because we do it better. you really have to make the difference clear. i think that he's done a pretty good job of that. everyone can improve. i know the republicans in the house are working with john boehner to make sure they have the strongest position against obamacare and his taxes and regulations and against the eight overspending of the last four plus years. host: are you in contact now with the speake
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Dec 10, 2012 5:00am EST
people back for what we fought for. >> nancy pelosi says no matter how many ways republican workers try to spin it right to work is bad for our economy and bad for the middle class. it has nothing to do with ex handing workplace minimums. over the weekend union organize nierzs continue to prepare their members for take to go the streets this week staging demonstrations against the measure. if the vote goes through tomorrow will will deal a significant blow>> now it is time to look whose talking in this morning's congress is talking. if you do as usual they aren't agr agreeing. congressman took to the airwaves to attack what he called the president's bait and switch tax hike that could push it over the fiscal cliff. >> if he would do what he said before the election as oppose to do the bait and switch what republicans like is like jerry bro brownicing t cooking the footba. >> the talk of taxes is almost irrelevant to the size of the trillions and trillions of debt. >> unwilling to compromise the democrats new york center chuck schumer said republicans should go ahead and make his day
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Dec 12, 2012 12:00am PST
president obama has put a lot on the table. nancy pelosi hit back at boehner's rhetoric today. >> the fact is, the president has and democrats agree, to $1.6 trillion cuts. where are the cuts? in bills that you, mr. speaker, have voted for. >> pelosi is lobbying for house republicans to hold a vote on letting tax cuts expire for the wealthiest americans. with house majority leader eric cantor and congressman paul ryan tasked with pushing boehner's plan on the tea party, it's going to be a tough sell. they are part of boehner's strategy team? in the meantime, the white house is hitting back at boehner and the gop tactics. >> a question of whether or not we have specific spending cuts, the answer is we have. i understand they may not agree with all of it. but it exists. >> i'm joined by illinois congresswoman january schakowsky joining us tonight. congresswoman, good to have you with us. >> thanks, ed. >> harry reid now says it's going to be awful hard to reach a deal by christmas. where is this all heading, in your opinion? >> the republicans are in total disarray. i think john boehner
CNBC
Dec 11, 2012 4:00pm EST
disappointments, you get that downtick. learn from nancy pelosi. the richest person in congress. doesn't speak during market hours. >> thank you very much. >>> going to the close of a gain of 80 points and our old friend from "power lunch" days, chuck lovelle ringing the closing pebble and much more now from washington with maria bartiromo on the "closing bell." >> it's 4:00 on wall street. do you know where your money is? hi, everybody. welcome back to "closing bell." i'm maria bartiromo coming to you live from the white house. stocks rallying and closing off the best levels of the session after senate majority leader harry reid warned it will be tough to reach a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff before christmas. we all note deadline, december 31. take a look at how we're finishing the day. the dow jones industrial average up about 80 points today. it was higher, much higher than 100 points earlier today, up two-thirds of 1%. volume on the light side this afternoon. nasdaq composite picked it up. technology up better than 1%. s&p 500 also on the upswing. markets maintaining steady gains a
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Dec 11, 2012 5:00pm PST
. >> house minority leader nancy pelosi defended the president. >> he has said that he's willing to make some changes. but it's really important that any changes not hurt the middle class. >> reporter: pelosi also said democrats have already agreed to more than a trillion and a half dollars in budget cut this is year. more details now on how a fall off that fiscal cliff would affect taxpayers. the nonpartisan tax foundation says an average family of four would pay an extra $7,400 in taxes. looking at specific cities here, people in san francisco and oakland would pay an extra $7,424 in san jose it would be 7,352. and in santa rosa, $3,333. now to wall street where stocks today moved into positive territory. the dow clos up 78 points. >>> there were more jobs advertised in september than october. job openings rose by 128,000 to 3.68 million in october that is the most since june. and in a separate report last friday, the government said employers added 168,000 jobs last month. >>> michigan became the 24th state in the united states to pass right to work laws. hundreds of union members ral
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Dec 12, 2012 6:00pm PST
jimmy hoffa, jr., who has called for civil war. and richand trunka who gloated about nancy pelosi, quote, shoving obamacare down the throats of republicans and out their back sides. this is the kind of new tone of civility that obama represents, and you know what? once again, silence is complicity because we haven't heard a word of condemnation from the white house about all of this. >> sean: it's interesting. i have a moppettage. the president often calls for civility. but that's only in the case of the tucson shooting. vinever seen an instance where he has taken on his own side in a sister soldier moment, as we call it. but he does lecture conservatives, republicans all the time in a lecture about civility. let me remind people. >> i do believe, there is hope for civility. i do believe there is hope for progress. >> i hope we will continue to engage each other with the spirit of civility and seriousness that has brought us this far. >> i still believe that we can act when it's har. i still believe we replace arimon wecivillity and gridlock with progress. i still believe we can do great
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Dec 12, 2012 3:00pm PST
negotiations and you see pressure on the white house. nancy pelosi guess on an assault in an op-ed today about raising the age on medicare. we are not doing that. off the table. you see jay rockefeller, whenly waxnan the house saying do not touch medicaid, by the way is bankrupting the states and squeezing education money and school money. so they have taken those off the table, which leads maybe cost of living adjustment on medicare and social security. and not much else. so, i think that is where we are now. >> jeff, from your reporting where do you get a sense of where we're headed in this. >> troubling sign of the message of closed door meeting where speaker boehner said the members should leave their christmas decorations up. and that they should plan to stay in. i think that one channel for speaker boehner here, he is beginning to face some rumblings of trouble on the right. so far, i think they have been able to do a good job holding everyone together on this. some are members of the house republican caucus that were outspoken after this closed door meeting, telling reporter
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Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm PST
morning, house minority leader nancy pelosi was asked what it meant to her. the congressman reflected on his role. >> that was one of the saddest days so anyone who was a party to that, well, i wish them well wherever they are going. >> while we always wanted to wish someone well while they go on, i will not miss his often bizarre views or tea party rhetoric that defined his view on every issue he took. i'm delayed to be joint any congressman debby wasserman-schultz. she has just been nominated by president obama to serve as chair woman of the democratic national committee following her speck tack her performance in this election just past. we're thrilled to have you with us. >> thank you great to be with you, eliot my pleasure. >> how do you want jim deminute's departure from the senate? is this reflective of the tea party on the run chasing money does he believe he can leverage this position into greater power? >> i think senator demint clearly sees that the tea party is not a growth industry. i mean, he had an election that just passed that did not see the ranks of tea party members e
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Dec 13, 2012 12:00pm PST
. the former speaker of the house, the house minority leader, nancy pelosi, expressed concerns about timing. over at the white house early today, it got personal between jay carney and speaker john boehner, carney making reference to a situation almost 20 years old. take a also listen to this. >> let me say while i personally am fond of john boehner, his record of predicting what would happen to certain economic policies were instituted is abysmal. after 1993, after the budget plan was passed we saw record increase and vast. a wealth created. >> this was earlier. the important thing, a face-to-face meeting between the president and speaker. they had a phone call tuesday evening which was less than cordial. perhaps a face-to-face meeting will move the ball forward. >> gretchen: if only they were on the golf course. that solves everything. mike emanuel, thank you very much. >> thank you. >> let's talk about the john mcafee saga wanted for questioning in his neighbor's death. he tells abc news he played the crazy card to save himself. here's the crazy back story. a neighbor in the natio
CNN
Dec 9, 2012 5:00am PST
between his worship, and nancy pelosi's membership, they can put together a coalition that can pass this thing in the senate which is pretty dominated by democrats. more of a foregoing conclusion. >> and who is coming up on your show to talk about the fiscal cliff today? >> we doctor v two remembers, marsha blackburn, they both have very different views, suppose the speaker gets a deal, and he can't get his folks to sign on. it has happened before as we know. it happened in the grand deal that he and president obama were putting together together before, so how far can the speaker go, before they start to lose too many people. so we'll have them talk about how short or long of a leash the speaker has. >> and i understand you have kristine laguard on? >> yes, she is head of the i.m.f., and in this global economy, nobody is in their economy alone. the world is also watching these negotiations and the lack of a deal, certainly, could shake the markets, and shake confidence across the globe. this is a global village watching the fiscal cliff. >> thanks, looking forward to that. looking forwa
CNN
Dec 13, 2012 8:00am PST
minority nancy pelosi had this to say. >> the president has been very specific, do you not agree? [ inaudible question ] $1.6 trillion. at some point, you are cutting the seed corn of our future. the president wants investments in infrastructurinfrastructure, investments. you're not going to reduce the deficit by only cutting your way to it because you will cut the prospects for job creation which produce revenue. >> so while people in washington go back and forth over the fine print, what does it mean for you on january 1st? your personal economy of one as we like for say. i asked you to tweet me some of your questions and you've been fabulous at doing that. one of the best in the business, ali velshi, is kind enough to grace us with your presence. >> those are great questions. great to know what people want to know. >> there were so many. let me get some of the highlights. lisa asks how does this affect the extension of unemployment benefits which expire december 31. >> this is awful. this is the worst part about it. unemployment benefits are traditionally 26 weeks provided by
FOX News
Dec 6, 2012 4:00pm EST
allow for this adjustment to be slowly worked in. nancy pelosi i call you dracula. super hero fix number seven, after you are done raising taxes on the rich, how about raising the overall tax base. encouraging a simple and fair tax code that gives all-americans a stake at the game and likely a greater interest in the game. i myself like a flat tax or a fair tax. just not this tax nest we have right now. i say set three different rates. as you go up the income ladder there are fewer writeoffs and more pro -- progressive. commit to doing all of this. sign in your own blood. you are out, you are fired on the spot. your word will be your bond. you don't honor it, your fan knee will be out the door. politicians, what i am telling you is stop acting -- start acting like a super hero. start thinking about the citizens of got them and -- gothem and america who counts on you. the red phone is ringing. >> i regret to say, sir, batman and robin are not at present available. >> what? surely you must be jesting. >> uh lass, sir, i am not. batman is enjoying one of his infrequent vacations. >>
MSNBC
Dec 10, 2012 11:00am PST
single clearest indication of seriousness to date. that is, instead of having nancy pelosi, harry reid, and the president and boehner and mitch mcconnell, you have two men in one room and that to me says an awful lot. the fact they released a statement that's plu conic. the lines of communication are open. this indicates to me a degree of seriousness we haven't seen to date and very important. now,ly also point out to you on the issue of balance and what former senator simpson said, i'm paying attention to the statements of business leaders right now. in particular, look at randall stevenson, ceo of at&t who said i think we need to avoid the fiscal cliff and a balanced approach and someone who's trended republican personally, that says a lot. it gives cover to the republicans in congress that this is okay to do in the name of american business. >> david, i want to quickly pivot back to entitlement reform. if the republicans have cover with the business world, let's play what erskine bowles said about entitlements and the president. >> i don't see why the president would want to ne
MSNBC
Dec 12, 2012 3:00pm PST
other than majority leader nancy pelosi. listen to her advice to mr. boehner. >> do you know what it was like for me to bring a bill to florida to fund the war in iraq? it's tough. but you have to do it. so is the point that you don't want to put your members on the spot? figure it out. we did. figure it out. >> figure it out. sound advice. >> we did. [ laughter ] >> it's true, i think that pelosi, that example, is a really vivid one, if nothing else. considering the opposition that the democrats had. the compromise that she had to make. and, as i said, there are compromising going on that we don't know about. a lot of what boehner is doing is posturing in order to appeal to people on the base and to donors. he needs to look like he fought the good fiegts. in public, it needs to look like he's really standing up for conservative principles, however confused those may be. and, in private, he may be making deals. he's known to be a man who is good at that kind of politics. this is sort of the thing where it is interesting to see that the republicans are making a bet that this posturing
FOX News
Dec 12, 2012 1:00pm PST
hotels and restaurants and nancy pelosi's district is where it occurred. >>neil: well someone has to push forward to pay the bills. >>guest: but only a few percent of the people get a pass but it increases new industry of parasite lobbyists and the politicians like it because if you give me money i would be more likely to honor your request here. they get the goodies upfront from the program and then the cost, like we are discovering, next year, the medicare surtax and invest president-related taxes, and what have you, and that is when the pile ons start, they hit you with the goodies, covering for pre-existing conditions and all and we are supposed to be surprised when the bill comes due and now we want did delay the bill as if we are not compounding the cost. >>guest: and the public generally goes along because most people believe we get free stuff. >>neil: we cannot be that stupid. >>guest: i used to think that but now i think we are. people want something for nothing. greece where they are rioting because they can no longer retire at age 40 or whatever it is. once people get free some
FOX
Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
income earners. nancy pelosi responded to criticism that democrats are to blame for the stale meat. >> boehner says that democrats are slow walking this had but this is the same leader who had the house in session barely a full day of this week. >> if a deal is not reached by the end of this year, automatic tax increases and spending cuts go into effect. >> transportation officials today called for the use of data recorders to help improve drive driver safet . these would record vehicle speed, air bag deployment and whether seatbelts were buckled. they say installing those recorders would help gather valuable information. the agency would like to them see them installed in 2014. >> coming up in two minutes we'll have an update on that fatal crash and the traffic jam it's created in contra costa county. . >> and the important out look is getting better, why experts say the job creation in one area of the bay area is key to getting the economy back on track. proposition 8 heads to the u.s. supreme court. we talk to legal peshthss about what that means and a head-on big rig crash has
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Dec 11, 2012 3:00pm PST
what nancy pelosi was talking about and they are absolutely embedded in law and there is no question about them. >> the problem with that is that congress has done nothing to put legislation in place to cut spending to meet those caps. and that's one of the reasons that we're now in the fiscal cliff. >> baseline budgeting has been used by both parties since 1974. allows republicans to exaggerate claims of frugality. allows democrats to expand the growth of government. either way accounting trick that no family tried to balance its checkbook could ever get away with. bret? >> bret: british bank sbc has agreed to pay money to settle a money laundering case. the justice department in the u.s. says the bank cleaned funds for narcotics traffickers in mexico and allowed illegal transactions with iran, cuba, and other nations. michigan becomes a right-to-work state with some fireworks outside the state capitol. we'll talk about what's going on with the fox all-stars when we come back. begin. tomato, obviously. haha. there's more than that though, there's a kick to it. wahlalalalallala! smoo
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